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Novel Engineering

Sept. 15, 2020

Interested in trying your hand at engineering design? Look no further than the books you have at home... sometimes the characters in your favorite books can be the perfect clients! Read a book together with a friend, classmate or family member. The length isn't important; all kinds of stories present...

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Math Magic: Four 4's

Sept. 10, 2020

Ready to put your brain to work with a fun math challenge? Your challenge is to create a series of equations to produce each number from 0 to 20, using just Four 4's in each equation, along with basic math symbols (+ - x ÷ ). Don't forget the standard...

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Outside Every Day Challenge

April 13, 2020

With schools closed and activities cancelled, it is more important than ever to get kids outside. Time outside is critical to the physical and mental well-being of our children, and ourselves. That is why Science Discovery is partnering with other organizations and agencies from across our community to launch the...

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Jedi Mind Tricks (Optical Illusions)

April 8, 2020

How can a Jedi do mind tricks? Optical illusions take advantage of shortcuts that our minds use to perceive the world. Understanding how human perception works allows you to create your own tricks and illusions. Recommended Grade Level: 4th grade and up Materials Needed: Internet connection for video; paper and...

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Look for Signs of Spring

March 24, 2020

Feeling cooped up at home? Now is a perfect time to get outside and look for signs of spring! Bulbs are starting to emerge and the birds are singing; soon we’ll start seeing buds on the trees, too. Are you curious to learn more about what you discover when you’re...

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DIY Sudoku

March 20, 2020

Sudoku is a logic-based, number-placement puzzle. For our DIY home version , we're using found objects from around the house instead of numbers. The objective is to fill a grid (9x9, 3x3 or 2x2. depending on grade or skill level) with items so that each column, each row, and each...

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Coming Soon!

March 17, 2020

The Science Discovery team is working hard to gather some of our favorite STEM activities to do at home with kids of all ages. Stay tuned!